Wilson County’s sales tax revenues for April increased about $470,000 compared to March figures and beat last year’s mark by more than $180,000.
The Tennessee Department of Revenue released sales tax collections Thursday for Wilson County that showed totals for April – at $3.34 million – increased from March’s $2.87 million and February’s $2.7 million.
Lebanon again led the way with the highest amount of sales tax collections among Wilson County cities with about $1.7 million in April, which was up about $230,000 compared to the previous month.
Mt. Juliet’s collections were $1.28 million in April, which was an increase of around $270,000.
Watertown’s collections rose to about $19,800, compared to more than $17,000 in February.
Collections in unincorporated areas of Wilson County, at slightly more than $325,000, increased by about $63,000 compared to March.
Sales Tax Revenues: At a Glance
The following are total sales tax collections by month in Wilson County for the past year:
April $3.34 million
March $2.87 million
February $2.7 million
January $4.2 million
December $3.2 million
November $3.03 million
October $3.37 million
September $3.04 million
August $3.4 million
July $3.62 million
June $3.1 million
May $3 million
April (2013) $3.16 million
Source: Tennessee Department of Revenue, Joint Economic Development Board of Wilson County